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Anglican Women's Training College (AWTC) fonds. - 1890-1990

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Main Entry
Anglican Women's Training College (AWTC)
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
719 cm of textual records and other material.
334 photographs : b&w, 120 slides : glass and 5 printing blocks : wood.
36 audio cassettes and transcripts
Fonds Number
101
Fonds
Anglican Women's Training College (AWTC) fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
719 cm of textual records and other material.
334 photographs : b&w, 120 slides : glass and 5 printing blocks : wood.
36 audio cassettes and transcripts
Administrative History
The Church of England Deaconess and Missionary Training House was established in 1890 as a residential school to prepare women workers for Deaconess and missionary service. In 1947 the name was changed to the Anglican Women's Training College (AWTC). Anglican women from all over Canada came to Toronto to train for work in Christian Education in parishes, medical and teaching services overseas, Indian and Eskimo Residential Schools and reserves, Bishop's Messengers in western Canada, Sunday School by Post and Radio, youth and social work. The Woman's Auxiliary recruits were sent to the AWTC for missionary training for a year or less before being sent out. This was different from the three year diploma program offered to AWTC students. In 1969, the AWTC merged with the United Church's Covenent College to become the Centre for Christian Studies using the former AWTC building on Charles Street, Toronto. In 1997, the building in Toronto was sold and a decision was made to discontinue the traditional residential program in favour of the community based program and to relocate the administrative offices to Winnipeg. In July, 1998, CCS officially moved.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of correspondence, fundraising and insurance records, architectural plans and blueprints, minutes of meetings, Alumnae and student records, daybooks, financial and legal records, annual reports, scrapbooks, pamphlets and other printed materials, photographs, artifacts, and oral history interviews.
Fonds is arranged in 7 series: Series 1: Committee on Deaconesses, 1890-1897. Series 2: Administration Records of the Deaconess House and AWTC, 1893-1990. Series 3: Committees, 1899-1973. Series 4: Associations, 1896-1990. Series 5: Printed and Miscellaneous Material, 1892-1998. Series 6: Anglican Women’s Training College: A Background Document. – 1893-1990. Series 7: Photographs, 1900-1969.
Related Fonds
Woman's Auxiliary fonds
Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada (MSCC) fonds
Main Entry
Anglican Women's Training College (AWTC)
Corporate Name
Church of England Deaconess and Missionary Training House
United Church of Canada. Covenant College.
Centre for Christian Studies.
Subjects
Deaconesses
Missionaries - Women
Accession Number
M75-27
M85-3
M90-2
M99-02
M2005-09
M2008-05
M2010-07
M2010-12
P7902
P8411
P9011
P2004-07
AV9002
AV9511
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Why Christianity must change or die : a bishop speaks to believers in exile : a new reformation of the church's faith and practice

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Author
Spong, John Shelby, 1931-2021
Publication Date
c1998
Material Type
Book
Location
OTCH
Call Number
BR 124 S67 1998
Author
Spong, John Shelby, 1931-2021
Place
New York NY
Publisher
HarperSanFrancisco
Publication Date
c1998
Physical_Description
xxiii, 257 p. ; 20.4 x 13.3 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
At head of title: A New Reformation of the Church's Faith and Practice".
"[By] John Shelby Spong".
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Preface dated Newark, 1998 / John Shelby Spong -- On Saying the Christian Creed with Honesty -- The Meaning of Exile and How We Got There -- In Search of God: Is Atheism the Only Alternative to Theism ? -- Beyond Theism to New God Images -- Discovering Anew the Jesus of the New Testament -- Jesus as Rescuer: An Image That Has to Go -- The Christ as Spirit Person -- What Think Ye of Christ ? Where the Human Enters the Divine -- The Meaning of Prayer in a World with No External Deity -- A New Basis for Ethics in a New Age -- The Emerging Church: Reading the Signs Present Today -- The Future Church: A Speculative Dream -- Eternal Life Apart from Heaven and Hell -- A Final Word -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Author is Episcopal Bishop of Newark.
Added Entry
A New Reformation of the Church's Faith and Practice
Subjects
Christianity
Christianity - Controversial literature
Spong, John Shelby, 1931-2021
Creeds - Anglican Communion
Creeds - Episcopal Church
Faith - Anglican authors
Jesus Christ - Person and offices - Episcopal Church
Prayer - Episcopal Church
Christian ethics - Anglican authors
Future - Religious aspects - Episcopal Church
Future life - Christianity
Heaven - Episcopal Church
Hell - Episcopal Church
ISBN
0-06-067536-5 (pbk.)
Call Number
BR 124 S67 1998
Location
OTCH
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